• NAN workers
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    There was outrage on Thursday  as workers of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)  accused the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS), of effecting illegal deductions on their February salaries. The workers, in separate interviews and written complaints, called for the refund of the deductions and a thorough investigation into what they said was ...
  • Aiteo
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    Ngozika Ihuoma, defence witness, on Thursday, indicted the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and its sacked Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, in the ongoing trial of Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chairman, defunct Pension Reformed Task Team (PRTT). Ihuoma, a management consultant, whose firm, Crincad & Cari Nigeria Ltd was contracted by the PRTT for consultancy service, also ...
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    The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC)/ Transparency International (TI) Nigeria on Thursday released its 2020 Corruption Perception Index (CPI). According to the index, Nigeria experienced a striking decline, the worst the nation has seen since 2015. The CPI aggregates data from 8 (eight) different sources that provide perceptions by Nigeria’s business community and country ...
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    Nigeria has recorded its worst rating on Transparency International’s (TI) Corruption Perception Index, CPI, since 2015. In the 2020 index released on Thursday, the country scored 25 out of 100 points, dropping to 149 out of the 180 countries surveyed, taking the nation three steps down from the 146 scored in 2019. According to Transparency ...
  • WAFU
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    The President of the Senate, Sen. Ahmed Lawan, says the senate president said the Legislature alone could not  provide the desired good governance to Nigerians. Lawan made the statement at the 2020 National Legislative Conference tagged:  “Legislative Investigation Powers, Expectations and Challenges and the Way Forward” in Abuja on Monday.  The conference was organised by ...
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    Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, the Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC), says Nigeria is losing about 60 per cent of its financial income to illicit financial flows. Owasanoye said this when a delegation of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) led by its Managing Director, Mr Buki Ponle, visited the commission’s headquarters in Abuja. ...
  • The Bullion Lecture
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    The Independent Corrupt Practice and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has ranked the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, as the most integrity-driven and ethically-compliant parastatal among 25 other regulatory agencies assessed in the anti-graft agency’s Ethics Compliance and Integrity Scorecards (ECIS), 2020. According to the ICPC’s report, which measures how Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDAs) of ...
  • Buhari
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    President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the disposal of all Federal Government Forfeited Assets within the next six months. The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami said this on Monday during the inauguration of a 22-member Inter-Ministerial Committee on the disposal of the Federal Government of Nigeria’s forfeited assets. “It is my ...
  • SERAP
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    Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to “promptly, thoroughly, transparently and effectively investigate the circumstances surrounding the alleged hoarding of COVID-19 palliatives in warehouses in several states, which ought to have been distributed to the poorest and most vulnerable people during the lockdown, ...
  • ICPC
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    The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has clarified that the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq did not divert N2.67 billion for school feeding as alleged by some publications. Spokesperson of the commission, Mrs Azuka Ogugua, in a statement on Tuesday said that the commission chairman, ...